Daring to be different

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Photo by Eric Boyd/Fall River County Herald-Star

Frank Garcia stands beside his museum’s prized Tylosaurus skeleton, an intact 50-foot marine reptile from the Late Cretaceous Period. The World Fossil Finder Museum opened its doors in Hot Springs on June 20, 2020.

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Hot Springs’ amateur fossil finders dig in

By Eric Boyd

Staff Writer

HOT SPRINGS - Frank Garcia is the co-owner of The World Fossil Finder Museum, Hot Springs’ newly opened museum dedicated to the...

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Garden Street, Freedom Trail area taking on a new look

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

In order to widen South Garden Street, city workers removed the vegetation between the road and Fall River – from the Brookside Park bridge to the area in front of El Rancho Apartments – and replaced it with rock from the State Home. Pictured on the right is the Brookside Park swimming area.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – In anticipation of the replacement of the Jennings Avenue bridge near...

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Local rancher, UNL scientist differ on drought perspectives

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By Eric Harrold

Staff Writer

EDGEMONT – Anyone who knows Edgemont area rancher Mark Tubbs very well is aware that he’s one of those guys who has had to gut it out at times in order to stay in the ranching business as long as he has.

Northern Great Plains ranchers and farmers, such as Tubbs, truly appreciate the meaning of the term ‘endure’ as they never really know when the market may take a dip or when some sort of supply chain issue might rear its ugly head. And most of all, one of the...

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Boys & Girls Club reopens, serves up to 40 kids per day

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald-Star

Some of the younger members of the Boys & Girls Club of Hot Springs hold up their art projects, which are their favorite superheroes made out of construction paper and popsicle sticks.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – The Boys & Girls Club of Hot Springs has come a long ways since they first opened their doors on Jan. 5, 2009, in the Hot Springs Elementary School’s multi-purpose room with...

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Downtown Hot Springs to potentially be the site for unique art project

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This is the proposed piece of art that will be recreated on the chain link fence currently located on North River Street and in front of the area where a fire destroyed several businesses in downtown Hot Springs earlier this year. (Submitted photo)

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‘Linking Fences’ raising funds to promote community unity

HOT SPRINGS – Hot Springs is next in line to have a new mural – on a chain link fence – using fabric strips and other materials woven in a design created...

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A Repeat of their Reigns

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LEFT: Jordan Tierney of Oral, who was crowned Miss Rodeo America during the National FInals Rodeo in Las Vegas last December, will retain her title for another year and not crown a new national winner until December 2021.

RIGHT: Amber Hulse of Hot...

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